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Thomas Knut Lennart Elmqvist

Thomas Knut Lennart Elmqvist, Swedish plant ecologist. Achievements include assistance in the creation of four rainforest preserves in Western Samoa, South Pacific, in conjunction with research on endangered flying fox species. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Tropica Biology Association (council).

Background

  • Elmqvist, Thomas Knut Lennart was born on September 20, 1955 in Björkö, Sweden.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Umeå, Sweden, 1987.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Natural Science Research Council, Umeå, Sweden, 1990-1994. Associate professor University Umeå, Sweden, 1994-1996. Science research director Swedish Biodiversity Center, Uppsala, Sweden, since 1996.

      Advisory board Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, Stockholm, 1989-1991. Reference group Swedish Nature Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1993-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include assistance in the creation of four rainforest preserves in Western Samoa, South Pacific, in conjunction with research on endangered flying fox species.

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, Tropica Biology Association (council).

    Connections

    • Married Eva M. Pontén, September 23, 1987. Children: Emeli, Jonathan, Moa, Sebastian.
    • spouse: Eva M. Pontén
    • children: Emeli Elmqvist
    • Jonathan Elmqvist
    • Moa Elmqvist
    • Sebastian Elmqvist
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    Born September 20, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1987
      University Umea
    • 1990 - 1994
      Assistant, professor Natural Science Research Council
      Umeå, Vasterbottens Lan, Sweden
    • 1994 - 1996
      associate, professor University Ume+N
      Sweden
    • 1996
      science research director, Swedish Biodiversity Center
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden